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Fantasy book recommendations?

29 Oct 2020 2 minute read 3 comments Fingolfin

Source I am writing this post to hopefully get a little conversation going. I've written before about hoping to find some like minded literary fans here and it has definitely not gone exactly as I had hoped. I suppose the only way to make it ha...

The Weekly Summary - Learning Edition [Issue 29.0]

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 7 comments tvlachak

Issue 29.0 / October 25, 2020 Learning According to Harold Bloom, reading provides companionship and prepares us for change. Farnam Street has summarized how to read various forms of literature based on Bloom's book How to Read and Why. This is what...

The Weekly Summary - Issue 28.0 - Learning Edition

18 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments tvlachak

Issue 28.0 / October 18, 2020 Learning "You have everything that you need right here. I think that you are in charge of your attitude, which is the most important thing that you will ever have." - Bob Bowman, author of The Golden Rules. Read a transc...

The Weekly Summary - Issue 25.1 - Learning Edition

28 Sep 2020 1 minute read 14 comments tvlachak

Issue 25.1 / September 28, 2020 Learning "Knowledge is not power, it is only potential. Applying that knowledge is power. Understanding why and when to apply that knowledge is wisdom!" - Takeda Shingen Gain an edge by thinking differently. A shortli...

The Weekly Summary - Issue 22.1 - Learning Edition

7 Sep 2020 1 minute read 10 comments tvlachak

Issue 22.1 / September 7, 2020 Learning If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton Neuroscience research says walking is really good for your brain. In the book In Praise of Walking, neuroscientist Shane O’M...

Any parents trying to get their kids to read more?

23 Aug 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Cazzaster

Any parents trying to get their kids to read more might like the advice I received from my kid’s 4th grade teacher. Her goal for my son was to get him to read more often. Reading is like working out, the more you read, the more the muscle memory buil...

The Weekly Summary - Issue 19.1 - Learning Edition

16 Aug 2020 1 minute read 8 comments tvlachak

Issue 19.1 / August 16, 2020 Learning An active mind means ownership and accountability. You need to have a balanced diet for your body and mind. Decision making is underrated, pay attention because decisiveness is essential. Improve your reading ex...

What I am currently reading

15 Aug 2020 2 minute read 3 comments Fingolfin

The Broken Earth trilogy One of the main reasons I started here was to find a few more people to connect with over the books I really enjoy. Granted, I've had very little success in that department but that's no reason to give up just yet. With that...

Summer Readings 2020

11 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Leonis

         Back in middle school and high school, I remember summer readings as part of the summer activities. These are usually a list of books that the language arts' teachers hand out. Then, the teachers would have students take custom exams based o...

The Weekly Summary - Issue 18.1 - Learning Extended Edition

10 Aug 2020 1 minute read 7 comments tvlachak

Issue 18.1 / August 10, 2020 Learning For decades, the reading curriculum in elementary schools has been based on a skills-based approach, such as finding the main idea. Recent evidence is showing that background knowledge is important when students...